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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 7. DEAD BODIES [7000 - 8030]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

PART 2. DISINTERMENT AND REMOVAL [7500 - 8030]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

CHAPTER 4. Removal of All Remains: Cities and Cities and Counties Over 100,000 [7700 - 8005]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

ARTICLE 4. Special Notice to Relative or Friend [7750 - 7754]
  ( Article 4 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

7750.
  

At any time before the date fixed for the removal of remains by the cemetery authority, any relative or friend of any person whose remains are interred in the cemetery from which removals are to be made may give the cemetery authority written notice that he desires to be present when the remains are disinterred or are reinterred.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

7751.
  

The notice to the cemetery authority shall specify:

(a)  The name of the person whose remains are to be disinterred.

(b)  As accurately as possible, the plot where the remains are interred.

(c)  The date of interment.

(d)  An address at which the required notices may be given by the cemetery authority.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

7752.
  

The notice may be delivered, or forwarded by registered mail, to the office or principal place of business of the cemetery authority proposing to make removals.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

7753.
  

After receipt of such notice before the date fixed for the removal of the remains by the cemetery authority, it shall give written notice to the person requesting it of the time when the remains shall be disinterred and of the time when and the place where they will be reinterred. This notice shall be given by delivery, or by mail, to the person requesting it at least ten days prior to the date specified for the disinterment of the remains.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

7754.
  

Whenever a request of notice is given by a relative or friend, the cemetery authority shall not disinter the remains referred to until the notice of the time of disinterment is given the relative or friend, as provided in this article.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

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